Link: XChange – Thomson Puts IP Multimedia in Users’ Hands. At TelecomNEXT, Thomson is unveiling the ST2077, a multimedia handset that supports voice and video over IP, and features Wi-Fi connectivity for mobile access to the voice and video features.
Link: RED HERRING | VeriSign Buys m-Qube: $250M. VeriSign acquired mobile content technology developer m-Qube on Monday for $250 million cash, in the latest of a string of acquisitions by the online payment security provider to boost its wireless and broadband technology capabilities. A quarter of a billion for m-Qube? In cash? Good deal for […]
Link: Mobile Marketing Magazine: Hotmail and MSN Messenger for 3. For 3, Christian Salbaing, Managing Director at Hutchison Europe Telecommunications adds: "3 is committed to providing its customers with the widest choice of communications access platforms. Communications environments and platforms are converging and it is our job to give customers more choice to communicate with […]
Link: Treasuremytext : Save your SMS Text Messages Online, Unlimited SIM Backup and Storage.. Live SMS feeds Update blogs, web pages or just about anything, instantly with an RSS of your SMS. I took another look at Treasuremytext this morning — I really like their RSS facility so you can integrate a feed of your […]
Link: MSN Messenger and Hotmail Come To 3G Phones. Microsoft and 3 Group announced plans to deliver seamless access to Microsoft’s communication services, MSNÃ¯Â¿Â½ Messenger and MSNÃ¯Â¿Â½ Hotmail, through the 3 portal and installed software clients on 3G handsets. More please. Get on with it operators. Stop with the strategic nonsense and make everything, Yahoo, […]
Link: Morgan Stanley analysts claim Apple is at work on iPhone – Engadget Mobile. …quoting two Morgan Stanley analysts who claim that Steve and Friends are hard at work on "an iPod with phone functions," which is naturally being referred to as the iPhone. Oooh could be interesting!
Link: Texting overcomes drawbacks – National – smh.com.au. TEEN smoking has finally found a powerful opponent and it’s not the graphic photos of mouth cancer among the new health warnings on Australian cigarette packs. It’s the mobile phone. It seems phones have it all: "maturity, individuality, sociability, peer-group bonding, rebellion and adult aspiration". In the […]
Link: Bulgarian Mobile Op Growing, Offers Free Sms. Bulgaria’s third mobile operator will celebrate its 300 000th client with free short messages. Vivatel announced that this Saturday they would not charge subscribers for sms’.
Link: Quality accommodation now an sms away. Consumers can now send an sms to 36230 with a concise description of their needs – indicating the type of accommodation, the area or town, their arrival and departure dates, the number of people in the group, the approximate price range and any special facilities that may be […]
Here’s a follow-up to the SMS-invite party in Spain… Link: Top News | Reuters.co.ca. A mass street drinking session by Spanish youths turned into a riot in Barcelona early on Saturday and 68 people were injured and 54 arrested in clashes between youths and riot police, police said. Another 12 people were hurt and 16 […]
Link: cellular-news | Nextel asks Cofetel to rescind operators’ licenses on SMS spat. Mexican trunking operator Nextel has asked telecommunications regulator Cofetel to rescind the mobile concessions contracts of three mobile operators due to their failure to follow a Cofetel order to allow SMS interconnection, local daily Milenio reported. Absolutely amazing that we’re still seeing […]
Link: Most prefer to collect results personally. Most STPM candidates turned up at their schools to collect their results instead of opting for the short messaging service (SMS) or using the Internet.